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This book is now Out of Print.
A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Corporate Criminal Liability 3rd ed isbn 9780414027589

Corporate Criminal Liability 2nd ed


ISBN13: 9780421894105
New Edition ISBN: 9780414027589
Previous Edition ISBN: 0421792809
Published: August 2008
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print



With the recent introduction of the Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007, the criminal liability of companies has entered a new era. The second edition of this practical guide to corporate criminal liability updates its coverage in light of the new act and other recent developments.

It deals with all offences where corporations can have a criminal liability, from Companies Act offences and those under the Financial Services & Markets Act 2000 to fraudulent trading and corruption, as well as corporate manslaughter. It reviews the legal background, considers who is responsible, discusses specific offences, and examines the implications of recent case law.

  • Provides practical treatment of the major offences affecting companies
  • Gathers together a wide range of material, enabling immediate reference on procedure, evidence and law in a single source
  • Examines the liability of company directors
  • Analyses the implications of the Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007
  • Explains the "relevant duty of care" created by the 2007 Act
  • Sets out the relevant parts of leading authorities on the subject
  • Written in a readable style – suitable even for non-legal professionals

Subjects:
Company Law, Criminal Law
Contents:
Principles of Liability.
Directors' Liability.
Corporations and Criminal Procedure.
Corporations and Human Rights.
Specific Offences.
Regulatory Offences.